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  • Aug 17
    Significant decision - Calculation of Personal leave entitlements

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    A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission has thrown into question personal leave calculations and accruals. With the introduction of the Fair Work Act, the National Employment Standards ('NES') were introduced, including an entitlement to 10 days personal leave (for the purposes of...
  • Aug 17
    From the Chief Executive - 17 August 2018

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    In the lead-up to the State Election we are ensuring businesses priorities are front and centre on the political agenda.
  • Aug 17
    Sitting Week Update

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    In the first sitting week of the Victorian Parliament in August 2018, both the Victorian Industry Participation Policy (Local Jobs First) Amendment Bill 2018 and the Environment Protection Amendment (EPA) Bill 2018 passed through the Legislative Council. The Victorian Chamber worked closely with...
  • Aug 15
    Victorian Government must now support the National Energy Guarantee

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    15 August 2018 The Victorian Chamber welcomes both the constructive outcome on the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) from the recent COAG Energy Council meeting and the Federal Coalition party room’s majority endorsement of the policy. It is now time for Victoria to support the NEG to improve...
  • Aug 14
    Fair Work Commission upholds dismissal of beer throwing employee

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    The Fair Work Commission (the Commission) has upheld the dismissal of an employee who threw a glass of beer at an out of hours Christmas party. The business held a staff Christmas party on 25 November 2017 which was organised by section leaders. Food and drink was paid for by the business. However...

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